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to grandparents using social media, we'll look at how dod and the cia are exploiting this new technology as a powerful intelligence tool. then with washington mired in political gridlock we take a closer look at the last great senate. but first, the nonpartisan stimson center recently released a report, a new u.s. defense strategy for a new era that outlines four approaches for cutting defense spending but maintaining capability. stimson's co-founder barry blechman spearheaded the study. the report has become a must- read for anyone involved in the coming defense review or budget planning team. barry, welcome to the team. >> thank you, vag go. >> congratulations for your slot on the defense news top 100 most influential people. >> that was the biggest thrill of the year. >> so let's start off with the report. each report begins with assumptions about threats to the united states to be facing and what's going to be needed to meet them what. are those threats and what's the right strategy to address those threats as cost efficiently as possible? >> the group was more optimistic than many p
and wal-mart pulled the bush master assault rifle, the gun used in newtown. other gun dealers are seeing a surge in sales. >> reporter: assault rifles are flying off the shelves here. more than three million americans own an ar-15, the most popular assault rifle. >> people shoot for sport, most of the people that come in here. it's a fun gun to shoot. >> reporter: the ar-15 is the civilian version of the m-16 used by the military and it's the gun of choice in movies and video. it's also been used in some of the worst mass shoes shootings in history. last week a man used one to kill two people at a shopping mall in portland, oregon. in july it was used in the movie theater massacrein colorado. but friday's slaying at sandy hook elementary led to serious talk of a ban on the assault rifle. >> every time a tragedy happens, they bring it up again, but hopefully common sense will prevail and our rights won't be ininged. >> reporter: in chantilly, pey fox, 9 news. >>> on the fiscal cliff, no deal, at least not yet. with 13 days to go until the end of the year and the fiscal cliff, the white ho
is possible but not likely. for most of us by midnight though, those who will be celebrating out and bearly tomorrow morning a light rain or snow shower will pop on through. green weather alert for today and tomorrow. by wednesday, we are mostly sunny, little cooler as temperatures remain in the upper 30s. >>> on the northbound side of 28 coming out of manassas, manassas part to get past i-66, since the early morning hours before 2:00 a.m. the fatal crash investigation, traffic is able to get by single file on the left side of the roadway northbound 28 this also makes for a slow travel down 66. otherwise the volume has been light on the interstate both in virginia and in maryland. 35 open to the 14th street bridge. police responding there for the motorcycle crash. maryland beltway i-27 0 corridor checking out the drive at the american legion brimming. back to you. >> to me it is just incredible. isn't the first time the redskins have been champions since 199. the sky is the limit for this team not only this year but for the future. we are definitely looking to capitalize this year. >> thank
petroleum institute. >>> on new years day, and during the first week of january, the u.s. economy will be hit by $600 billion of automatic tax increases. and automatic spending cuts. the phenomenon known as the fiscal cliff. if that happens, it will trigger a recession, or worse. so, president obama is taking action and insisting that republicans agree to increase the existing marginal tax rates on the wealthiest top 2% of u.s. taxpayers. and of course, there is more to the deal. but there will be no negotiations on that big part of the deal unless that tax on the wealthiest 2% is negotiated now. the president could not be more emphatic in stressing the indispensable element of surmounting the cliff is that super-rich revenue. >> we're not insisting on rates just out of spite. or out of any kind of partisan bickering. but rather because we need to raise a certain amount of revenue. >> okay. here is john boehner, the republican house speaker. >> if you look at the plans that the white house have talked about thus far, they couldn't pass either house of the congress. >> republicans
>> pelley: tonight, would america go to war in syria? the u.s. is spying on the ctator's chemical weapons. there's new intelligence on that and word that syria may be losing its best ally. david martin at the pentagon, margaret brennan with hillary clinton, and elizabeth palm wer a rare look inside the war. >> reporter: in the hospital's intensive care unit, the men can't speak but their injuries do. >> pelley: today, the first state in the nation has legalized marijuana for recreational use, leaving cops and citizens with lots of questions. john blackstone clears the air. and what town has the winningest football team in the nation? wyatt andrews takes us to a community on hard times now riding high. >> one, two, three. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. whether the u.s. enters the war in syria appears to be up to the dictator bashar al-assad. on monday, david martin reported that the assad regime had given orders to prepare chemical weapons for possible use to put down the revolt that has been raging in that cou
of egypt and an escalation in syria's civil war. the assad regime may use weapons of mass destruction against its own people. >>> what to expect when the labor department releases the november jobs report today. did superstorm sandy deliver a hit to hiring. >>> the duchess of cbridge is discharged from the london hospital where she was treated for morning sickness april and for the first time one of kate's relatives is talking about her pregnancy. >> what is your reaction about the news to duchess of cambridge. >> how do you know i'm not a radio station? >> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, december 7, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. a strong earthquake hit northeastern japan this morning, the magnitude 7.3 quake struck in the early evening in the same area that suffered a powerful quake and tsunami last year. a tsunami warning has been issued. residents have been told to move to higher ground. the fukushima nuclear plant has not been damaged. the quake was felt as far south as tokyo. lucy craft is in tokyo. what can you tell us? >> reporter: n
of a hallway. he duckd from view. the officers heard a final volley of shots. lanza had used one of the handguns to take his own life. a.t.f. officials now tell us lanza and his mother went shooting together at various ranges over the past several years but, scott, they still don't know if adam lanza practiced in recent weeks. >> pelley: bob, you mentioned there was a fourth gun. do the investigators have a theory on what he intended to do with that? >> that fourth gun was a shotgun capable of carrying a large drum of ammunition. lanza left it behind in the car's truck. police say they're not sure what he intended to do it with but it suggests maybe he was thinking of a broader attack. >> pelley: bob, thanks very much. we asked correspondent seth doane to talk to people who could paint a broader picture of adam lanza. >> reporter: what kind of kid was adam lanza as a classmate. >> just quiet. >> reporter: this girl remembers adam lanza from german class. >> on one side he did something unspeakable, on the other, that's not how i remember him. i remember him as the nice kid that i
. >> a therapy already used with adults shows promise in treating children with advanced leukemia. this young girl shares her experience. >> and holiday return. >> it's my pleasure to return this to you. >> jeff: tony guida watches as a famous hotel welcomes back long missing items, no questions asked. >> this is the captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor. syrian rebels tonight are ramping up their adult-- assault on damascus and a legalo the country's largest city. the u.n. peace envoy met with u.n. and russian diplomats trying to broker a cease-fire. at the same time there is growing concern tonight over al qaeda's influence in the rebel ranks. david martin is at the pentagon. >> reporter: video said to show the aftermath of a syrian air strike provides graphic evidence of a life-and-death battle which high level diplomats say is bad and getting worse. despite its air power the assad regime appears increasingly on the defensive against rebel forces which according to israel's ambassador to the u.s. include a growing number of rad
to make this happen. scott turner is here to tell us more about that. how did you pull this off? >> one of the big changes this year is we took the stage and sort of turned it 90 degrees. the stage was overlooking the christmas tree. today as you see the christmas tree is the backdrop of the stage. what better backdrop than what we're looking at today. and two, christmas on the eliption, we have musical -- ellipse, we have musical performances on the smaller stage in the center all month long. that will be the backdrop for the ceremony and activities that happen here. >> reporter: let's talk about the star of the show, the christmas tree. this is a fairly new christmas tree because of a storm that blew through the area last year. >> it's a new tree. we transplanted it in october of this year. if we go back two years february 2011, a storm blew through, knocked over the living tree planted in 1978. we transplanted a new tree in 2011. that tree didn't make it. so we removed that earlier this summer and transplanted this one, a 30-foot colorado blue spruce we hope will be here for many yea
in the immediate metro. showers overnight came through and quickly raced away from us we. have another disturbance back in the ohio valley. going to squeeze out the showers mostly in the mountains. aim thinking they're going to stay there. one or two could make it east toward us. 41 in martinsburg to 54 fredericksburg. 5024 luray with 45 in frederick. we're look at 52 in la plata. monika, it is 6:00 a.m. beltway a mess north of town. >>> the beltway is a mess north of town. we're talking about the outer loop heading towards bethesda and connecticut avenue. in fact, let's just go to our live picture right now on our mdot camera so i can show you what's going o. i was just on the phone with maryland state police. on the outer loop after connecticut avenue, six cars were involved in this accident on the outer loop of the beltway causing major delays. you need to stay to the right to get by and if you're planning to head here, the equipment still on the scene. arrow board has been set up. a tight squeeze to the right. you know what that does to traffic. in fact, let's go to our next camera shot. i can
cooper, ahead on "sunday morning." >> osgood: most of us think a family portrait and a still life are two totally different art forms. bill geist will set us straight. >> reporter: you may be getting a lot of christmas cards about now. >> this was exactly last year. >> reporter: but you've probably never received one from a family quite like this. here comes the family now. >> smile, smile! >> osgood: placido domingo is a singer who hardly ever sits still for long. not with his schedule of performances. tracy smith got him to take some time out. >> reporter: he may be the finest tenor the world has ever known. ♪ ♪ but placido domingo says he wasn't always the best businessman. >> we did it because we loved to be together, you know? we didn't have any royalties. >> reporter: no royaltys? >> no royalties. we don't say for anything so they don't give us anything. >> reporter: still, he's more than made up for it. ahead on "sunday morning" plas dedomingo home for the holidays. >> that's good. that's good. >> osgood: mo rocca has the story of "a christmas story's" broadway debut. steve har
and a culture of violence in america. >> we've all got to be angry. this is not us and them, us against the nra or us against the entertainment industry. this is all of us. >> this has changed and it should move beyond dialogue. we need answers. >> reporter: newtown united is calling for better gun control. it plans to send a delegation to washington on tuesday. >> we have the benefit and the miss fortune of being on -- misfortune of being on the national stage right now. this is a real opportunity for us to make a statement. >> reporter: schools will reopen tuesday but sandy hook elementary will be closed till further notice. >> one of the victims in the newtown shooting spree has a daughter that attends georgetown university. katie sherlach is a ph.d. candidate in chemistry. her mom was the school psychologist at sandy hook elementary and one of the heroes who tried to stop the gunman. they have lunched a fund raising campaign with the goal of collecting at least $5,000 for the sherlach family. >>> advocates for gun control are hoping that the actions of newtown is enough to spark debate. >>
. but you get one chance. how? have a seat. if you tell us everything, we will offer you protection. all right, here's a list of employees who have policies that have died in the last five years. circle all the names you're responsible for. let me ask you a question, mr. yates. you're just the numbers cruncher here, right? so you didn't come up with this plan on your own. who's behind this? you'll tell the judge that i helped you? yes. my ceo, desalvo. he said, "we have the policies, why not use them?" he told me i'd have "lifetime employment" if i did this. do you have anything that can prove that? like a little trail of bread crumbs? desalvo's not that stupid. forgot to circle jeff lofton. because i had nothing to do with that. i swear. excuse us for a moment. this guy just gave us half a dozen murders. what's the problem? here's the thing: if we don't have any hard evidence, it's going to be desalvo's word against his. well, then our ceo walks. exactly. and we still have to figure out who killed jeff lofton. Ñe hey, did you get my message? yeah, patrol found our missing girl. yeah, t
children are safe. >> there's no way out. people ask us to not be pair foiled but how? >> reporter: there was no school today so some parents brought their children to a local recreation center to have fun. >> this is exactly what the kids need after such a terrible tragedy. >> reporter: crews are renovating an old school in a nearby town for students who sur vierved the shooting. it's expected the -- survived the shooting. it's expected the school will be ready for classes later this week. sandy hook elementary remains a crime scene and it's not known if it will ever reopen. police refuse to reveal details. one spokesperson saying they're too awful to discuss. in newtown, i'm randall pinkon. back you to. >> thank you for that report. >>> we're learning the mother of a georgetown university student here in washington was one of the newtown shooting victims. katie sherlach was the school psychologist, one of the heroes. >>> the newtown school shooting has spark add new push for gun control. new york mayor michael bloomberg joined with dozens of families affected by gun violence toda
for today, expect the clouds around. mostly cloudy for most of us most of the day. i think we'll get a few breaks in the cloud cover late in the afternoon but for the most part we're off to a very chilly start. temperatures in the 30s and 40s. we're going to stick to the 40s well into the noontime hour. we should hit about 47, 48 around your lunch break into the afternoon though, that's when we see the i improvement as we -- see the improvement as we get out ever the 40s into the 50s. it does look like code yellow for today but we're actually code green for tomorrow. monday came? >>> well, as usual things start to happen a little later in the rush hour on friday morning. that's exactly what's happening right now. you'll see the volume increasing and we do have one accident. i'll get to that in just a moment. 66 on the inbound side beginning to slow down just a bit as you leave centreville and a little more in fairfax, about route 50 toward 123. let's take a live look in springfield on the northbound side of i-95 where again you're going to see the brake lights right here leaving 644 headin
captioning funded by cbs and ford-- built for the road ahead. >> pelley: we don't use the word "breakthrough" often, but when you see how this pittsburgh mother of two, who is also a quadriplegic, controls this robotic arm with nothing but her thoughts, you'll agree there's no better word. >> i can move it up. and straight down. and left and right and diagonally. and i can go forward and back. >> pelley: that is just is the most astounding thing i've ever seen. can we shake hands? >> sure. >> pelley: no, really? >> yeah. >> pelley: like, come right over here. >> yes, come over here. >> pelley: okay. oh, my goodness! >> as you send us your bombs, we will send you ours. >> logan: by the time of his death, anwar al-awlaki was at the top of the u.s. terrorist kill list. >> a jihad against america is binding upon myself, just as it is binding on every other able muslim. >> logan: he had become the operational leader of al qaeda in yemen and was in the midst of planning more attacks. morten storm was one of the few people awlaki trusted. what he didn't know was that storm had become
piling up on each other and they were crying and i said it's okay, my dad a cop. he'll help us. >> reporter: luke's father was rushing to the scene. what did you do when you saw him? >> he grabbed me, actually, and i said "oh, you're finally here, what took you so long?" >> reporter: there will be five more funerals here tomorrow, including one for vicki soto. she was one of the hero teachers who died trying to shield her students. luke santana had ms. soto for first grade a few years back and scott, he reports to me she was "so nice and kind." >> pelley: you have to love that boy. jim, thanks very much. figuring out why this happened is the hardest part of the investigation. justice correspondent bob orr has learned that the killer knew how to cover his tracks. >> reporter: the search for a motive is proving to be difficult. a computer and hard drive recovered from gunman adam lanza's home were smashed into so many small pieces the f.b.i. lab has been unable to retrieve any useful data. cyber experts are not optimistic. police are searching credit card e-mail, and phone record
you for watching 9news at 5:00 a.m. i'm andrea roane. >>> happy friday. thanks for joining us. i'm mike hydeck. good morning, monika. you a big fan? >> i like both of them. >> olga? >> good morning. we're looking good. cloud cover yes but our temperatures are cool and we'll improve as we head into the middle portion of the morning. we will have to put up with a little bit of dampness as the showers are possible. picking up on our doppler 9000 right now, you can see a few of the showers. so far so good. pavement dry in the immediate metro area but portions of southern maryland and southwestern virginia are already seeing some of that moisture. it's going to continue to move on through. that means the kids definitely need some rain fear as they -- rain gear as they head towards the bus stop this morning. we could see sprinkles early day and mid afternoon as well. temperatures on the chilly side. right now in the 30s. after sunrise we'll see some improvement. satellite and radar will keep a constant stream of some of this moisture through but the thunderstorms that stay well to our
see it in practice what our defense second part of the season giving up. keeping us in games and offenses. >> reporter: he is wearing the hat, ladies and gentlemen, nfc east champions. i have no more questions for us r.g. iii. any questions? >> no we are good. i think i want to go home now. >> reporter: he is a good sport. redskins host wild card games next week. it will be the seattle seahawks in town that sunday. they have a pretty sensational rookie. russell wilson tied the record in the season. that record is held by peyton manning. that tells you how good he is. >>> we have 19 hours before the nation heads over the fiscal cliff. senators are in the driver's seat on this and they have until midnight to make some sort of compromise before massive spending cuts and tax increases kick in. randall pinkston has more from capitol hill. >> reporter: members of congress left meetings on capitol hill sunday without a deal. hours before the nation is set to fall off the so-called fiscal cliff. >> there is still significant distance between the two sides, but negotiations continue.
common than most of us would want to believe. one cabbie even admits on camera he didn't pick up a guy because of the color of his skin. russ ptacek joins us now with the story we thought we wouldn't to have tell any more. >> many of you tweeted me stories of taxis refusing service to blacks, stories one would hope we wouldn't be able to prove true on our hidden camera. but we did. >> what's up, man? >> out of all the cabs we tested -- >> malcolm x elementary school. >> all over d.c. >> thanks, man. >> the majority agreed to take the black passenger where he wanted to go. his destination? the malcolm x elementary and rec center where neighbors say cabs seldom come. >> when i said 1370 congress street, they say, i'm not going that way. >> i can't get a ride there. it's very hard. >> reporter: it's at savannah and congress in southeast. we tested 40 cabs. the question is would they take a black man to the destination he requested. this taxi driver would not. watch carefully as this cab goes right past our black staffer. >> going to malcolm x rec center in southeast. >> and stops to pick
the fiscal cliff. >>> lighting up legally. this morning a law permitting recreational marijuana use goes into effect in washington state. >>> and royal ruse. australia's shock jocks pose at the duchess of cambridge to the hospital. >> when can you come down to take her? maybe in the morning or something. if that's okay. . this is the cbs morps news for . this is the cbs morps news for december 6, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. stunning. that's what they here after the obama administration is ready to go over the fiscal cliff if the gop doesn't bid on higher taxes. a poll shows nearly half of those ads say it's time to end talks cuts for the wealthy but keep it in place for americans earning $250,000 or less. 32% say the tax cuts should remain in place for everyone. during a broadcast interview yesterday timothy geithner was asked what if republican don't agree to raising taxes? >> is the administration prepared to go over the fiscal cliff? >> oh, absolutely. there's no prospect of an agreement that doesn't involve the tax -- remember, it's
, and we are thinking about you here a lot, all of us, even though we're -- thinking about you here a lot, all of us, even though we're -- [ applause ] captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." students are going back to school today in newtown, connecticut, except for the boys and girls of sandy hook elementary. their new school in a nearby town is not ready yet. >> investigators are still trying to figure out what led to this massacre. jeff glor is in newtown, connecticut, where two young victims were laid to rest on monday. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: nor agood morning to you. we are one week away from christm christmas. here in connecticut, it will be a week full of funerals for the victims of friday's shooting. in connecticut on monday, the first two funerals were held for the victims of friday's shooting. 6-year-old noah pozner and 6-year-old jack pinto. the state's governor and lieutenant governor each attended one of the services. >> you try to feel their pain but you can't. you try to find some words that you hope will be adequate, knowing that they'll be i
assignment as kmanltder in chief of u.s. central command. he was 78 years old. teresa garcia, cbs news. >> former president george h.w. bush who built the coalition against iraq said general schwarzkopf epitomized the duty, service, country. more than that, he was a good and decent man and a dear friend. by the way, former president bush remains in a houston hospital and is likely to be there for a while according to a spokeswoman. he's been in intensive care since sunday and his doctors say he's dealing with a persistent fever. he was hospitalized more than a month ago with a case of bronchitis. his spokeswoman said he's getting excellent treatment and advises everyone to, quote, put the harps back in the sclos it. >>> overseas the state department closed up. rebel forces have taken up several cities and are advancing on the capital. they're search-rich and is a former french colony. they say the government is not honoring a cease five including release of political leaders. >> back in the u.s., the storm has come and gone and at least 16 deaths are blamed on the weather. in hard-hit
, the last one of 2012. a word most of us have never heard of until the last few years is fracking. it's a way of extracting natural gas from shale rock by fracking it. it has many champions and critics too. we've asked david pogue to report our cover story. >> we drill straight down vertically into the shell. once we hit into the shell, then we go horizontally. >> reporter: two miles under our feet there are billions of tons of shale rock loaded with natural gas. and now we have the technology to get it out. but critics argue that it's energy with a very steep price. >> i don't believe that fracking will ever be safe. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, the promise and the perils of fracking. >> osgood: jamie foxx has to be one of the most talented people in american show business. you name it. he does it. byron pitts will get him to show you. >> jamie foxx has made it all the way from the little town of texas to the pinnacle of hollywood. ♪ she knows how to... >> my book will be called "i still pinch myself." >> reporter: he's funny. he can sing. he's an oscar winner. you'll see
to bring teddy bears. she no longer feels her children are safe. >> there's no way out. people ask us to not be paranoid, but how? >> reporter: there was no school today, so some parents brought their children to a local recreation center to have some fun. >> that's exactly what the kids need after such a terrible tragedy. >> reporter: crews are renovating an old school in a nearby town for students who survived the shooting. it's expected the building will be ready for classes later this week. sandy hook elementary remains a crime scene and it's not known if it will ever reopen. newton, connecticut. >> 18 more children, 6 adults still to be eulogized. >>> speaker of the house met with president obama to discuss the fiscal cliff. the two trying to close on a deal. agreeing to a higher tax rate on the wealthiest americans and an automatic extension of the federal debt limit. this is the third meeting in the past 8 days. the gop wants to see reform to entitlement programs like social security, medicare and immediate day cade. joining us to talk more is john delaney, who represents the
force us over the fiscal cliff and into a new recession with higher taxes for everyone? house speaker john boehner called it another wasted week. >> well, this isn't a progress report because there's no progress to report. > report. >> schieffer: the president won't budge. no deals unless it includes higher taxes on upper income people. >> we're going to have to see the rates on the top two percent go up. it's not me being stubborn. it's not me being partisan. >> schieffer: the president says it's math, but is it math or politics. we'll talk with former republican senator it alan simpson, and clinton white house chief of staff, erskine bowles, who chaired the first deficit reduction commission. they're concerned about the dangers ahead. so concerned that simpson took to the dance floor to urge young people to get involved. we'll also get the take of rising democratic star cory booker, the mayor of newark. what's his answer to the washington gridlock? and is he planning a run for governor against chris christie. for analysis, we'll turn to joe klein of "time" magazine. "washington post
, that's -- that's a very difficult problem. because the pakistanis don't trust us. and yet, we depend upon the pakistani government to keep control of its nuclear weapons. the right combination of satisfying pakistan and pushing pakistan to -- not to become a radical islamic state is going to be difficult. but i think that keeping afghanistan from destabilizing pakistan is a very important thing. >> you talked about a nuclear arms state. iran, the united states, and the world community has been pressuring iran to not go nuclear or not develop nuclear weapons. it appears that despite sanctions, there is an enormous popular sentiment in iran to continue developing nuclear capabilities. and there are those who say that an attack on iran is an inevitably and is going tubenose and every year -- to be necessary and every year it's the year of the attack. is an attack on iran necessary or is there a way to deal with the nuclear armed iran as well as dealing with the proliferation of nuclear weapons more broadly over the coming decades? >> two things. first of all, i would not give up on tryi
. >>> hello and thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. >>> president owe obama is heading to west virginia today to meet with a family that will feel the impact if the country goes over the fiscal cliff. groups are holding rallies on capitol hill demanding that congress and the. reach a deal. danielle nottingham has more. >> reporter: lawmakers are getting an earful about why they need to avoid the so- called fiscal cliff. >> you've got to nail this down. uncertainty is killing us. >> reporter: top economists came to capitol hill thursday to talk about the impact of tax increases and government spending cuts on the middle class. president obama and house speaker john baner -- john boehner spoke wednesday but publicly are holding firm on their positions. it's made clear the country could go over the cliff if congress fails to come to a agreement. the standoff and the country's skyrocketing debt concerned ryan ryan, so much so that he's the guy in the suit dancing gangnam style with former senator alan simpson. the can kicks back is working to get young people back to fixing
traffic. monika is off as well. howard bernstein is here. jessica doyle is back. howard starts us off with weather first. >>> nice and quiet if you need to go anywhere, do anything, even through midday should be all right. it's going to be the afternoon into the evening where we have our problems. that's why our alert codes are yellow for today because the rain is going to be moving in. that could slow your trip to grandma's house down a little bit. >> some people are already at the malls because there are stores on the 24-hour cycle. >> what do we do? >> we should be shopping. we'll be out there soon. >> it will be midday we have some problems. north and west of town cold enough to have some snow and sleet. western maryland and west virginia. 42 by noon. could be a shower then south and west of d.c. then this afternoon looks wet. 5:00 temperature 40 with the rain. and if anybody sees any buildup on the grassy surfaces, martinsburg, winchester, the shenandoah valley, maybe north of frederick and howard county, all the moisture still well to our south and west approaching roanoke t
and the president had last week. also those familiar with the conversation tell me -- or do not used a skwrebgive thes like "curt," "frank" and "direct" meaning it was probably more gentle. also i'm told scott this is no longer a time for check-in phone calls between these two leaders. everything now is substantive about the underlying merit of what treasury secretary tkpwaoeugter is.e.c. geithnerree done through tax loopholes not raising rates on the wealthiest americans. >> pelley: we asked chip reid to visit with a family staring over the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: sean and jody watson have four daughters ages five to 14 and know all too well the sacrifices and sleepless nights endured by middle-class families in a struggling economy. >> we don't go out to eat much. we don't spend -- we don't go to the movies much. >> we do a lot of thrift store shopping for my kids for clothes. >> reporter: shawn was unemployed for a year in washington state then two years ago he got a job as an accountant with the federal government so the family of six-- their savings depleted-- moved across the country to
another system is going to bring us mainly rain but a threat for a little wintry weather north and west as well on wednesday morning. one of these days we'll get an honest to goodness snow but nothing at the moment. we're looking at temperatures now at 32 in washington. we've got some 20s north and west. 42 by noon. could abcouple of showers coming in there or even wet flakes toward the shenandoah valley. by 5:00 rainy and 40 degrees. again the threat for some wet snow or sleet north and west. there's our moisture in kentucky, tennessee and the carolinas trying to make its way east but it's going to abwhile before it gets here -- to be a while before it gets here w. very some winter weather advisories and freezing rain advisories for the mountains this morning and into the afternoon hours but nothing close toward the metro. our temperatures are starting down to 23 in manassas. 27 winchester. culpeper 25. 33 for bill in newland, virginia in the northern neck and fredricksburg is at 30. we're only going to be in the low 40s. looks like we're fine this afternoon. a little wet at times -- i
sure you have gloves on if you are stepping out. all of us become mostly cloudy later on by noon time. partly cloudy by 9:00. we'll get a little boost from the south and southwest winds with the overcast skies. i think we'll hold our temperatures to 44 to 46 degrees as we head into the afternoon. it does look like we are staying with a green alert for today. tomorrow we could see moisture move on through. it will be hit or miss, and mainly a mix of mostly rain with a few wet snowflakes missed in. tomorrows temperatures slightly cooler. >>> olga right now we are checking out the ride for drivers. i-27 0 southbound into frederick and there was a crash southbound closer to 121 clarks. its minor and no apparent impact on traffic that comes down from 10. just gedding word of an accident east 340e near i-70. no issues or incidents to report the i-95 corridor. we'll check out things for virginia drivers northbound 28. out of manassas park and centerville. between 29 and i-66. single file is able to get by to the left now past that crash investigation. southbound lanes are open on i-66. that
. >> it is not possible for us to raise the amount of revenue that's required for a balanced package if all you are relying on is closing deductions and loopholes. >> reporter: if there's no deal cbs reports families making 20 to 40,000 next year will have taxes go up $100. 40 to 64,000, taxes up 64,000. 64 to 10,000, taxes up 3500 a year. that's the category into which the sean and jody watson family of woodbridge fall. a family already cutting back. >> i think it just will put any future plans that we might have on hold, let's say fixed income electrical. >> they have no idea how their choith and fighting affect the rest of us. >> reporter: no deal, and they affect the rest of us, as vice president chain knee used to say, big-time, in just 27 days. >> we just checked and there still has been no arrest in the murder of 14-year-old reyes, the teenager shot this morning. reyes was walking with two other folks when somebody drove by and started shooting. police say two of those people are document gang members and they believe the shooting is gang related. the car used in the shooting has been re
says there is a warning here for all of us. >> be very careful. it appears at least in virginia you have to watch very carefully what you say and what you opine. >> reporter: but the judge did not order perez to change a bunch of other nasty things in her review. >> that he charged for work that had not been done and that the workmanship was very poor. >> i stand by the work that i did. >> reporter: experts say lawsuits like this are rare, but online reputations now so important we may well see more. in fairfax bruce leshan, 9 news now. >> we have to tell you the experts do tell us the number of lawsuits like that one are still pretty small, but online reputations are now so important to restaurants, doctors, lawyers, contractors we may well see more of them. dietz says he may have lost nearly a million dollars from jane perez's nasty reviews. >>> not much progress, but a bit of promise tonight in our fiscal cliff notes. today president obama and house speaker john boehner spoke on the phone about the looming budget cuts, but as of now, no evidence there's any future negotiations
of general norman schwarzkopf. and a double agent tells us how facebook was used to infiltrate al qaeda. >>> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> the house and republican have left town. the negotiations between the president and speaker have fallen apart. you can't legislate with yourself. >>> republicans have bent over backward. we wanted an agreement, but we had no takers. >> washington scrambles to avert the fiscal cliff. >>> president obama has asked the congressional leaders to meet at the white house today. >> if they cannot reach a deal, the economists warn that could trigger another recession. >> are they going to avoid a fiscal cliff, eric? [ laughter ] as stormin' norman has died. he commanded the u.s.-led international coalition and forced saddam hussein's forces out of kuwait. >>> some of the same states are bracing for yet another round of snow. >>> more than 14,000 longshoreman plans to walk out on sunday. >> if the strike happens, we're going to be in trouble. >>> for the second time this month a man has been pushed to his de
, when you take a look at this video, it is rare but it does show us just how widespread the problem of drinking and driving is on our local roads. ♪ we first met park police sergeant during the day. >> it's like i say to everybody it's a front row seat to the greatest show on earth. >> reporter: he said his best work at night. so he invited us out friday night to bw parkway. >> we're stopping people that have alcohol levels that are on average a .16 which is double the legal limit. >> reporter: the shift starts off slow for the trained drug recognition expert. >> these tags are not legit. >> reporter: but officers never know what to expect when they pull over that next car. >> when you start reaching in the backseat i don't know what you reaching for dude. make sure i see your hand at all times. >> reporter: as the night progresses. >> i haven't been convicted of anything. i'm not a bad person. >> you're killing me man. you have an condition al bris let -- ankle bracelet and everything like that. >> reporter: to these seasoned experts, the signs are obvious. >> pull that over. >>
-- hillary clinton pulled a key meeting on the crisis in syria. this as concern grows over the possible use of chemical weapons. >>> the duchess of cambridge heads home after leaving a london hospital. new fallout after an embarrassing phone hoax. >>> and a contractor online. is that fair? plus anderson cooper talks being blinded by the light. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye-opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> this would cross a red line and those responsible would are held to kwt. >> pressure grows to stop the syrian regime. >>> credible use of weapons by syria. >> if that gas discharges it would take only one minute to kill tens of thousands of people. >> i would not put it past assad to use this weapon it's the kind of regime he's been leading. >> where are they taking you, john? >> to jail. >> john mcafee under arrest in guatemala for entering the country illegally. >> he vanished after his neighbor was found dead. >> the administration, are they prepared to go over the fiscal cliff. >> absolutely. >> fiscal cliff negotiations in washington, still up in the
. >> they're putting a bunch of huge and ugly potholes on a road that was supposedly going to get us to economic recovery. >> the northeast gets walloped by another winter storm. and in the west, wet weather rewrites the forecast in california. and meet the burrito boys, ben tracey introduces us to 17 -- seven teams who embody the spirit of the zone. >> they have nothing and we ask for so much, and they ask for so little. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> good evening. jim axelrod is off tonight. i'm rebecca jarvis. with just two days left, senate leaders are still struggling to put together a last minute bp deal ahead of monday's midnight deadline for the fiscal cliff. failure could kick the country back into a recession. wyatt andrews is on capitol hill. >> reporter: today the halls of the senate were almost empty, as proposals got traded in private and over the phone. senate minority leader much mcconnell tried to sound upbeat. going to get a deal today sir? >> hope. so. >> reporter: house speaker boehner came to the capitol but left without comment. i
and dillon and the rest of them will watch over all of us. >> to come across that absolutely horrific scene, it had to be devastating. >> reporter: after the live trucks, after the funerals, after the holidays, we will never forget the huge hearts we met and the simple town that became ground zero. >> i can't believe we're the center of media attention worldwide, the second worst massacre in u.s. history in our town. it just doesn't compute. ♪ ♪ >> our team also included satellite operator curt brooks, but breaking news came earlier and he had to go. his main concern in newtown was being respectful to a town dealing with so much. i think it's that kind of thoughtfulness that really helped us, too. kind of maintain our sense of being a team and also just to deal with this situation, we wanted to be very thoughtful to everyone there. tough. >> do you think the town appreciated that or were they just overwhelmed by so many media people there. >> i've never seen so many media people there. absolutely everyone was there, all the networks, all the local calls, people from out of town. good th
bruce johnson thanks for joining us many we will find out on man after an mri how bad the knee injury is to rgiii. he goes out and kirk cousins comes in and skins win at home against the ravens. kristen berset is here with the top story. >> hey, it was bitter sweetening to an epic game. robert griffin ii stages a comeback and his backup closes out the game in dramatic fashion. let's look at how it went down this afternoon at fed ex field. rg3 coming out of the tunnel for his first beltway battle. here's play you will see over and over and over again. rgiii scrambling trying to make a play when he is hit in the knee. he was knocked out of the game and he was unable a finish the drive despite trying. but this is why the redskins drafted kirk cousins. cousins finishing off the drive with a touchdown pass to pierre. and fresh off the bench that forces overtime and mr. automatic after a long punt return this kid is special. forebath 11 for 11 on field goal attempts. redskins stun the ravens 31-28. dave owens has been out at fed ex field all day and joins us now live from landover. dave, i
serving u.s. senator and third in line for the presidency. he was also the first japanese american to serve in congress and a world war ii hero. >> all of us in hawaii looked up to him and we are so sad to see him go. >> reporter: inouye was born in hawaii in 1924 and believed of being a surgeon but he heard the called to arms when japanese planes flew over his home to bomb pearl harbor. he served in italy and lost an arm to a german grenade leading a battle that won him the medal of honor. >> everything became a bit crazy, bullets flying all over the place. my arm through off. i looked for the grenade because i knew it was in my hand. there it was still clutched and i peeled it off and threw it at the enemy. >> reporter: inouye was elected to the u.s. house of representatives in 1959, the same year hawaii became a state. he won a seat in the senate three years later where he served eight and a half terms. >> he was a man who as we all know rarely called attention to himself but who lived a remarkable american life filled with dignity and grace of the true hero that he was. >> repo
>>> hello and thank you for joining us, i'm j.c. hayward. well, we are just hours away from going over the so call fiscal cliff. and the two sides are not close on a deal. if republicans and democrats cannot come to an agreement, before the midnight deadline, taxes will go up on all americans beginning tomorrow. and economists believe that we will plunge into another recession. danielle nottingham has more from the white house. >> reporter: members of congress arrived at the capital to work on new year's eve to try to avoid massive tax increases and spending cuts from taking effect in just hours. >> there are a number of issues on which the two sides are still apart. but negotiations are continuing as i speak. >> reporter: sources say both sides are starting to pro mize on which families will keep bush era tax cuts. the president wand families making more than $250,000 to start paying more. democrats are reportedly negotiating to raise that limit. >> let's get this thing done. tonight when the ball drops, let's make sure we haven't also dropped the ball. >> i'm sorry that we are h
>>> hello everybody, i'm bruce johnson. thank you for joining us. the battle to legislate guns continues to put up emotions. in protest of the nra and current gun laws. ken molestina is in columbia heights where the demonstrators are gathering. >> reporter: they gathered here attive lee park on 14th and park in columbia heights. the message following that massacre? sandy hook pretty simple. they want guns in the country to go away. also the group is protesting the nra's recent remarks calling for armed guards and police at every school in the nation. they hope this rally tonight will get the attention of lawmakers to restrict gun ownership in this country. the nra of course is the nation's largest gun lobby with extreme influence and deep pockets and although this peals in comparison the demonstrators hope to keep an already fiery debate going. >> opposition to the national rifle association's press conference yesterday we absolutely do not believe this is the solution to the problem which exists. and that we need to move forward. come up with serious plans to change this. >> r
grz hello. thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. >>> with the fiscal deadline just three weeks away, there is some optimism that a deal is in the works. danielle nottingham reports the change in mood follows a face- to-face meeting between president obama and house speaker john boehner. >> reporter: president obama headed to detroit this morning to seek support from auto workers for his plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans. the president's latest campaign style appearance follows a weekend white house meeting with house speaker john boehner. sources tell cbs news both sides remain hopeful but little progress was made. if they can't reach an agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff, taxes for all americans will go up and across the board spending cuts will kick in on january 1. economists say that combination could plunge the country back into a recession. there are signs some republicans are now willing to compromise on taxes if they can secure cuts to social security, medicare and medicaid. >> the rate increase on the top 2% that the president is talking about and all of
championship begins to sink in. >>> but first, the u.s. is apparently going over the fiscal cliff. in just six hours across the board spending cuts and automatic tax hikes for all americans will kick in. lawmakers say they're close to an agreement. there are still some major sticking points. randall pinkston has the very latest. >> reporter: the gnat is close to a daily as the clock ticks toward mid nature and the nation teethers on the edge of the so-called fiscal cliff. >> let's pass the tax relief portion now. let's take what's been agreed to and get moving. >> reporter: the tentative deal would extend bush era tax cuts for families making $450,000 a year and individuals making 40 o,000. it would also extend unemployment benefits for one year. president obama said he would have preferred a grand bargain that solves all of washington's revenue and spending problems. >> with this congress, that was obviously a little too much to hope for at this time. it may be we can do it in stages. >> reporter: negotiations have been going on all day, lawmakers and aids moving back and forth between meetin
used to kill 20 little children. but other dealers are seeing a run on their assault weapons. why would anyone want something like that? well, peggy fox visited a local gun store to find out. >> reporter: more than three million americans own an ar15. the most popular rifle. at least one gun owner -- >> people shoot assault rifles for sport basically. target practice and they're shooting paper most of the people that come in herement it's a fun gun to shoot. it's easy. >> reporter: former republican presidential candidate michele bachmann has more. >> my favorite gun is an ar15 because you can be so accurate with it. >> reporter: it's the civilian verse of the m 16 used by the mill fair and it's the -- military and it's the gun of choice in movies and video. last week man used an ar15 to kill two people in a shopping mall in portland, oregon. but it was friday's slaying of 26 people at sandy hook elementary that has led to serious talk of a ban on the assault rifle. >> there's been talk of bans before and every time a tragedy happens they bring it up again. but hopefully common sense wi
the scene to try to give us more details on why they're doing this. delia? >> reporter: the barricade situation has been ongoing in adelphi for several hours. we're here live off new hampshire avenue in the area of oak view drive. you can see lots of s.w.a.t. team members are out here and here to explain how this all started at 10:30 i'm told is corporal maria mckenny with prince george's county police. this all started at 10:30 you said with an arrest warrant. let's start from the very top. >> shortly before 10:30 yesterday evening, prince george's county police officers responded to the 8100 block here in adelphi, maryland to assist u.s. marshals who were attempting to serve an arrest warrant on an individual. once the officers got on scene and shortly thereafter, a barricade was called. >> reporter: we know that every one in the area is safe. we don't believe that the suspect at this point is holding anyone hostage. you were explaining that other people have been evacuated? >> that is correct. individuals who have been affected, who are at the target location of the apartment compl
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